The Sugarhill Gang are believed to have recorded the first ever hip-hop single.
Big Bank Hank, a founding member of the pioneering rap outfit Sugarhill Gang, has died from cancer aged 58. The group's manager David Mallie and other members Wonder Mike and Master Gee confirmed the rapper's death to Rolling Stone, confirming that Hank passed away on Tuesday (November 11, 2014).
The Sugarhill Gang at the VH1 Hip Hop Honours in 2008
Born Henry Jackson, Hank was the most prominent voice on the group's classic single Rapper's Delight.
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Dan Marino, John Footy Kross, Sugarhill Gang and Grandmaster Flash - 14th Annual Footys Bubbles And Bones Gala at Westin Diplomat at Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa - Hollywood, Florida, United States - Saturday 25th October 2014
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Is there anything Sandra Bullock can’t do? As Dr. Ryan Stone, she didn’t actually go into space, but if her and George Clooney’s filming testimonies are anything to go by, it was of the most gruelling movies they’ve ever made.
Sandra Bullock in Gravity
But adopting hundreds of different roles isn’t her only talent; she’s got a serious amount of swagger, as was evidenced by her appearance on Jonathan Ross to promote Gravity, in which she gave a word-for-word rendition of the to Sugarhill Gang's 'Rapper's Delight'.